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Will Depleted Uranium Be Coming to Utah?

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Uranium Ore (USGS)
Uranium Ore (USGS)

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  The US has a lot of depleted uranium that needs to be stored and EnergySolutions wants to get in on the action. Over the next few months, the Division of Radiation Control will be looking at a study on the safety of storing the low level radioactive waste, which may ultimately determine if depleted uranium comes to Utah. Kim Schuske has the story.

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